Surface Contour Mapping Using Cross-Shaped Structured Light Beam
The integration of automated measurement and continuous-path robot control plays an important role in autonomous manufacturing systems. A technique is presented that provides simultaneous measurement of the position and orientation of a 3D object surface point, using a cross-shaped light beam. This is an important step towards upgrading a robot manipulator to a unit with a high degree of flexibility with rapid, convenient automatic contour programming. The methodology presented covers the measuring of the position and orientation of a surface point, and the generation of a bicubic surface patch using the measured data
Manipulators (Mechanism); Manufacturing processes; Robots; industrial – Control systems
Manufacturing | Mechanical Engineering | Robotics
Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the item. Publisher policy does not allow archiving the final published version. If a post-print (author's peer-reviewed manuscript) is allowed and available, or publisher policy changes, the item will be deposited.
Surface Contour Mapping Using Cross-Shaped Structured Light Beam.
IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 3